Versatile Broadband CARS Spectrometer Based on a Diode-Pumped Nd:YLF Laser: Polarization-Sensitive and Time-Resolved Measurements

  • B. Toleutaev
  • T. Tahara
  • H. Hamaguchi
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 74)

Abstract

Construction and performance of a multiplex CARS spectrometer with an expanded (1000 cm−1) spectral range and good signal-to-noise ratio are reported. The potentials of the setup in the polarization sensitive CARS measurements were demonstrated for accurate depolarization ratio determination and for detection of weak (overlapped) Raman bands. The nanosecond time resolved resonance CARS spectra of the lowest excited triplet state of all-trans retinal were measured.

Keywords

Cyclohexane Fluorescein Rhodamine Tetrachloride 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Toleutaev
    • 1
  • T. Tahara
    • 1
  • H. Hamaguchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology (KAST)Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki-shi 213Japan

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